Martha Montero-Sieburth is a Lecturer in Ethnography at Amsterdam University College and between 2007 to 2016, was a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the Social Science Faculty at the University of Amsterdam. She is Professor Emerita of the Leadership in Urban Schools Doctoral/Educational Administration Masters Programs at the University of Massachusetts in Boston and a former Associate Professor of the Teaching and Learning Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
She is a multi-, cross-, and intercultural comparative educator with publications of American urban schooling, Latinos, and Mexicans in New England; bilingualism and curriculum development in Latin America; interculturalism in Spain; Latin Americans in Spain; Turkish Dutch youth in Dutch high schools and Moroccan Dutch youth in diverse organizations, and first- and second-generation Mexicans in the Netherlands. She has published extensively in English and Spanish, has several books, co-edited books, and articles. In 2021, she co-edited with Rosa Mas Giralt, Noemi Garcia Arjona and Joaquin Eguren, Family Practices in Migration: Everyday Lives and Relationships, published by Routledge Press. She is a keynote speaker for the Eighth International Conference on Teacher Education: Passion and Professionalism in Teacher Education of the Mofet Institute, in Tel Aviv, Israel in June 2023.
In fall 2023 and spring 2024, she will be preparing undergraduate students at AUC to refine their qualitative research skills by conducting community ethnography with diverse migrant groups in Amsterdam under the auspices of an Educational Development Initiative grant. Expected from this research is a book detailing the wealth of ethnographic community experiences.